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Jakarta Joy

Jakarta Joy

Photographer Joerg Daiber paid a visit to Jakarta, Indonesia to capture vibrant, moving images of its lights, buildings, and people as they go about their days and nights in this enormous, and rapidly-growing city.

Awayco

Awayco

Awayco is a free service that connects you to a growing number of surf and ski shops around the world. Use Awayco’s website to rent up to five pieces of equipment up to 6 months in advance, so you can travel light. A premium subscription adds insurance and more.

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Hook & Albert Garment Weekender Bag

Hook & Albert Garment Weekender Bag

Hook & Albert’s take on the garment bag is equally stylish and practical. It can carry up to two suits, accessories and a pair of shoes. Once filled, it folds up into a duffle bag. It folds flat for easy storage. It’s available in nylon or leather.

Visit Earth

Visit Earth

Created by Wieden Kennedy Amsterdam for Russia’s S7 Airlines, Mackenzie Sheppard’s series is “the first travel show for aliens,” encouraging strangers from distant worlds to come visit our home planet for their next vacation. Watch all six episodes here.

seoul_wave

seoul_wave

World traveler and filmmaker Brandon Li spent a month in Seoul, Korea capturing images of the vibrant lives of its citizens from all walks of life, deftly transitioning between images of the city’s mix of traditional and modern urban lifestyles. Director’s commentary video here.

Driven: 2019 Lexus UX200

Driven: 2019 Lexus UX200

Purpose-built for modern living, with the latest tech, a bold design inside and out, and a spirited ride, the all-new UX200 is a great new entry point to the luxury brand. Read on to learn our favorite things about Lexus’ compact crossover utility vehicle.

Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag Set

Bomber Barrel Duffel Bag Set

Pack smarter with the Bomber Barrel Set – it features a premium material, weather-resistant duffel bag, as well as a complete travel kit for sorting your smaller essentials. Keep your entire life organized while you travel and save 65% in The Awesomer Shop.

Veer 18 Camera Bag

Veer 18 Camera Bag

Wandrd’s Veer 18 is an 18L camera bag with an inflatable back panel that acts as an internal frame. You can deflate the back panel and fold the bag to a third of its size for storage. There’s also an optional matching inflatable cube that protects your camera.

Oregami Luggage

Oregami Luggage

Oregami makes luggage that come with soft fold-out trays. They act as large packing cubes, letting you organize your belongings and maximize space. You can also get just the fold-out trays, which fit in the most popular sizes of luggage.

Piorama A10 Adjustable Bag

Piorama A10 Adjustable Bag

Piorama’s A10 Adjustable Bag starts out as a 31L bag. But you can expand it to 46.5L by extending either of its ends, and then to 62L by opening up both ends. It comes with a shoulder strap and backpack straps for more versatility. It’s available in six colors.

Pacum Vacuum Air Pump

Pacum Vacuum Air Pump

A portable, yet powerful pump for removing air from vacuum bags. Pacum will offer its own space-saving bags, but their device also comes with an adapter that lets you use it with the most popular vacuum bag brands. The device can also be used to pump air into inflatables.

iKamper X-Cover Roof Top Tent

iKamper X-Cover Roof Top Tent

Unlike most roof top tents, iKamper’s X-Cover doesn’t have a bulky PVC cover, reducing weight and reducing setup time to just 3 minutes. It comes with a 2.5″ thick king-size memory foam mattress and has five large windows.

Nite Ize RunOff Waterproof Bags

Nite Ize RunOff Waterproof Bags

Nite Ize managed to create a line of small, compressible, waterproof and dustproof bags by modernizing the zipper. Their RunOff collection features bags equipped with a silent and toothless zipper. The bags are available in six different sizes.

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The 747 Hotel

The 747 Hotel

If you ever find yourself passing through Stockholm, Sweden, consider spending a night at Jumbostay. Parked adjacent to Arlanda Airport, the retired Boeing 747 jumbo jet has been converted into a hotel, with rooms in its passenger cabin, cockpit, and engine nacelles.

Turkish Airlines: The Journey

Turkish Airlines: The Journey

Director Ridley Scott returns to his roots of commercial directing with this short film he made for Turkish Airlines, in which a mysterious woman follows illustrated clues to tail another in what ends up being a beautiful travel promotion for Istanbul.

The Block Tower

The Block Tower

If you’ve been to Hong Kong, you know the city is packed with tall and skinny apartment buildings. Filmmaker Toby Harriman captured aerial images of these immense housing structures, leaving us to imagine the lives of the millions inside. Still photos and prints here.

Adam Ruins Mount Everest

Adam Ruins Mount Everest

The world’s highest peak is hitting rock bottom. Adam Conover shares how every year, about 100,000 tourists climb Mount Everest. They have left tons of trash and thousands of pounds of human waste, polluting local water sources in the process.

Icelandic Geyser in Slo-mo

Icelandic Geyser in Slo-mo

The Slow Mo Guys introduce their new YouTube series Planet Slow Mo by heading to Iceland and flying one of their pricey Phantom Flex high speed cameras over a geyser, strapped to an industrial-strength drone. The color of the water as the geyser blows is stunning.

Trtl Pillow

Trtl Pillow

Unlike most neck pillows, the Trtl travel pillow is worn like a scarf. It reaches up to your jaw and provides support for your neck and head so you can nod off with your head just slightly to the side. You can also wear it with your head pitched forward.

Simply Singapore

Simply Singapore

Photographer Joerg Daiber of Little Big World makes another stop on his tilt-shifted miniature tour of the world, this time giving us a glimpse at the small, but wonderful island city-state of Singapore, making it look even more appealing than it already is.

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Head in the Clouds

Head in the Clouds

Photographer and world traveler Ivan Bondarenko takes us on an aerial tour of one of Earth’s most spectacular locales, the lush, greenery-covered limestone hills near Guilin China, reminding us yet again how amazing our planet is. Shot with a DJI Mavic Pro drone.

Satechi Dual Type-C PD Charger

Satechi Dual Type-C PD Charger

Satechi’s new 75W charger takes the place of four adapters, thanks to its two USB-C ports and two USB-A 3.0 ports. One USB-C port can deliver up to 60W, enough to charge laptops, while the other one delivers up to 18W.

Casually Explained: Travel

Casually Explained: Travel

Are you getting cabin fever as winter’s icy grip sets in? Then consider reserving yourself a ticket and going somewhere new. Casually Explained offers some advice on how to pick your destination, some tips for negotiating your way through the airport, and more.

Venque Flypack Briefcase

Venque Flypack Briefcase

Venque’s versatile briefcase is made from waterproof, dustproof, and abrasion-resistant fabric. It can also be carried as a messenger bag or a backpack. It fits up to a 17″ laptop and has luggage style packing and waterproof toiletry pockets.

Storage Soles

Storage Soles

Store extra cash, a spare key and other small valuables in your shoes with Storage Soles. It’s a foam insole that comes with a durable and removable storage compartment. The insole is a size 12, but it has guide lines that let you cut it to smaller sizes, down to a size 8.

Carry-on Closet 2.0

Carry-on Closet 2.0

Solgaard’s Carry-on Closet has a retractable and detachable shelving system, so you can organize and then hang your clothes and other belongings instead of manually unpacking them. This new version has a built-in USB charging port that works with any power bank.

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